Restaurant General Manager - Juicy New Opening in Omaha

Omaha, NE 68127

Posted: 09/04/2019 Country: US State/Province: NE Job ID: KL99342894 Salary: 32500

If you’re looking for a purpose and not just a job, we want you!


We want to inspire our guests to live a healthy and active lifestyle. Hire the best people, use the best ingredients and blend with a purpose!


As a dynamic, rapidly growing company, we are looking for a purpose-driven General Manager to join our expanding team and become an ultimate ambassador of our new concept. In this role, you will be charged with creating a highly productive environment focusing on building a motivated team, ensuring an extraordinary guest experience and balancing other priorities, focusing on strategic, operational and leadership excellence. As the role will evolve over time, the successful candidate will show curiosity in the business, demonstrate willingness to take on new challenges, and lift our team by developing additional skills to assist and support our purpose. 


Responsibilities:

  • Hire, develop, and lead the team at your store to provide a great guest experience and fulfill our mission to inspire people to live a healthy and active lifestyle. 
  • Use operational tools such as Profit and Loss Statement, Business Review, Cash Management, Log Labor Matrix, and Inventory Management tools to achieve Operational Excellence. 
  • Maintain relationships with vendors (inventory management, shipments, etc.) 
  • Review store environment and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to identify problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement and adjust accordingly. 
  • Manage cash activities for the store (daily deposits, etc.). 
  • Ensure compliance with food safety guidelines in your store at all times.
  • Own and promote brand standards in alignment with our vision. 
  • Ensure store appearance and cleanliness is upheld and consistent with our standards. 
  • Develop local store marketing plans to support brand initiatives, including initiating community outreach through marketing and special events. 


Specific Job Requirements

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - you are energized by working with people, both guests and your team
  • Act with integrity, honesty, and knowledge that promote our culture and values
  • Discover and respond to customer needs.
  • A hands-on approach to management
  • The desire to be coached and mentored - you see potential in yourself and enjoy growing that potential
  • An eye for detail - you know that the little things, be it cleanliness, or the extra touch can make all the difference
  • Ability to coordinate communication across diverse work groups.


Experience Requirements 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Restaurant General Manager.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and POS functionality.
  • Experience with OSHA, EEOC and other federal and state laws and local statutes.
  • ServSafe Certification.


Tara Gates, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Tara Gates joined the Gecko Hospitality team as a Restaurant Recruiter in 2014.  As a Recruiter, Tara has been very successful in connecting top talent candidates with successful corporate restaurants. She has mastered the craft of engaging candidates on a personal level, coordinating interviews with the clients, as well as determining the hiring needs and fulfilling the position with candidates that excel expectations set forth by the client. She attributes this to her 20+ years of experience managing different types of restaurant settings from privately owned upscale facilities, banquet, to casual corporate environments.

In addition to being a Recruiter, Tara is an adventurous risk taker and thrill seeker and has a passion for living on the edge. She enjoys four wheeling, rock climbing, white water rafting and traveling. Tara attended Penn State University and was an All Star Track and Cross Country runner.

 

Candidate Testimonials

 

Ben Boyd

Posted 

Had a great experience with gecko! My rep, Tara Gates, took all the stress out of the job searching experience. She took care of setting up my interviews and provided great feedback at each stage of the interview process so I could present myself as a strong and knowledgeable candidate. I really felt like she was in my corner for anything I needed during my job search. If you’re looking for that next big promotion, gecko can definitely make it happen!

 

Ron Pullen

Posted 

You are a great “people picker” and talent developer! Tara is terrific and reps you well.   I am on to the next phase of interviews!  I truly feel I am a good pick for JGilberts. Tara’s attitude is contagious and she motivates me, but keeps me grounded. Thank you!

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Kathy H - May 5, 2019

Very impressed. Tara Gates guided me through the process and gave me extremely beneficial information in order to be successful. She was attentive and professional. She was a positive and friendly person that represented your company perfectly. Thank you Gecko and Tara Gates for helping find and obtain a dream employment opportunity. 

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Jodi V - March 13, 2019

Tara has been so fantastic!

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Carver P - August 17, 2018

I was surprised. Tara made me her number 1 priority and set up multiple interviews that were good fits with everything I was looking for in a job. She reached out multiple times to check up on me and gave me warm congratulations I After I landed the job that I had wanted from the start. Tara did an excellent job from beginning to end!

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Cindy V - December 16, 2018

I am very grateful to have the opportunity to work with Tara. She was always pleasant and willing to help me. She also sent me valuable information on interview tips and coached me at all times! I will use Tara in the future if I am looking for a job

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Melinda H - December 16, 2018

It was a great experience. Tara was so helpful. She coached me along the entire process and was also like my cheerleader :)

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Jeff C - November 15, 2018

Both Tara, and Kirsty do a great job finding me qualified people in a tough employment market. Jeff Cox

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Shannon H - October 26, 2018

I thought Tara Gates was a wonderful person to work with. She was so knowledgeable and a kind soul.

 

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

April W - April 6, 2019

Tara was very professional. She helped me find a good fit

 

 

 

 

 

 

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